Navisworks API : Find Intersect and Override Color & Transparency (v2)

Welcome to the fourth tutorial of Navisworks® API series, this post is an upgraded version of the previous post : Find Intersect and Override Color which was released a few months ago. This time we will implement a new feature to transparent the excluded ModelItems (ModelItems that are not selected nor intersected).

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Navisworks API : COM Interface and Adding Custom Property

Welcome to the third tutorial of Navisworks® API series, this post is to cover a new topic called Navisworks® COM (Component Object Model) Interface & how to add custom property to selected ModelItems. For adding custom property, we will implement a WPF window for user to type-in Category Name, Property Name & Value.

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Navisworks API : Search ModelItem and Collect Properties

Welcome to the second tutorial of Navisworks® API series, this post is to cover how to Search ModelItem & collect ModelItem Properties. The task is ” to find a ModelItem by its Id and collect the properties data of ModelItem‘s Element category. “

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Navisworks API : Find Intersect and Override Color

Welcome to the first tutorial of Navisworks® API series, this post is to cover one of Navisworks® SDK exercise which task is ” to create an Add-Ins that find the items which intersect with the currently selected items and highlight the intersect items ” . Yes, correct. It is a low cost cosplay, Clash Detection.

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Dockable Window in Revit Add-Ins Application

This post is about creating and implementing a custom Dockable Window in Revit® Add-Ins Application. So, what exactly is a Dockable Window? How to make like a ” Project Browser, Properties ….window” ? … Let’s explore this, I will be using Revit v2020 and Visual Studio v2017 for this sample project.

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Element Selector PRO Revit Add-Ins

ElementSelector Pro is a free Autodesk® Revit® Add-Ins Application to Filter, Preview, and Select elements from an active view, a level, current selection or entire project by its category and a parameter value. And these additional useful features are included:

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Path of Travel and its Schedule

This post is about creating Path of Travel (a new feature introduced in 2020) and its travelled paths Schedule by using Revit Dynamo Application. To cover in a depth, post is presented into two sections:

  1. Creating Path of Travel and its Schedule with Dynamo OOTB nodes
  2. Creating Path of Travel with IronPython
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Spatial Element Tools Revit Add-Ins : Space Tools

Space Tools is an Autodesk® Revit® Add-Ins tools to works with Space and Space Tags. Previously, it was released as stand-alone add-ins and now its under Spatial Element Tools. Space Tools includes the following commands:

  • Remove Redundant Spaces (to remove redundant spaces from the current document)
  • Center Space (relocate spaces location points to the center of the spaces)
  • Space Tag To Space (relocate spaces’ tags to the spaces location points) 
  • Create Views (create floor plan, ceiling plan, 3D view, and elevations for the spaces)
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